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The vast majority of prisoners listen to National Prison Radio – 84% tune in by the latest count, with more than a third tuning in every single day.
National Prison Radio provides vital information and discussion in a uniquely-accessible format, helping prisoners understand the impact of crime on themselves, their families, victims, and society as a whole. It provides a platform for those prisoners who can act as a positive influence on their peers, encouraging engagement with interventions that can help to reduce reoffending.
You can read our latest Impact Snapshot here, which details National Prison Radio’s impact, including listening figures and examples of the impact the service is having on the lives of prisoners 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.
National Prison Radio puts inspirational voices into prison cells across England and Wales – including some big-name authors.
Alan Bennett, Russell Brand, Attica Locke, John Hegley, Miranda Dickinson, Roddy Doyle are some of the writers who have featured on National Prison Radio in recent months, and we’ve made them available for you to hear.
PRA Productions, the Prison Radio Association’s audio production arm, has been nominated for the prestigious Indie of the Year award at the Radio Academy’s annual Radio Production Awards – for the SECOND year running.
The awards are contested every year amongst the best radio producers in the country, and competition is always extremely fierce.
The Prison Radio Association is looking for a super-organised, bright, enthusiastic, intelligent Broadcast Assistant to work with prisoners in creating ground-breaking programmes for National Prison Radio.
This is a paid internship lasting six months.
Want to work for a cutting-edge, multi award-winning radio charity – the Prison Radio Association?
We’re looking for a bright, intelligent individual who is eager to learn about how media is changing lives as part of the charitable and voluntary sector.